Famous Deaths in January 1836

  • Jan 3 Friedrich Witt, composer, dies at 65
  • Jan 11 John Molson, Canadian brewer (b. 1763)

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Jan 30 Betsy Ross [Elizabeth Griscom], American seamstress widely credited with making the first American flag, dies at 84

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross